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Nominate A Deal Of Distinction

Monday, June 10, 2019   (0 Comments)
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Each year, LES (U.S.A. and Canada) recognizes an exceptional licensing deal as Deal of Distinction Award recipient, within each LES industry sector. The award is presented in recognition of creative and innovative solutions to business issues involving licensing and related transactions.

This is your opportunity to nominate a licensing deal for the Deal of Distinction Award. Consider the criteria below and submit your information:

  1. The Award may be granted to a representative from each party of the selected deal wherein the transaction was announced in the past year and had a significant licensing component.
  2. Wherein further at least one party to the selected deal is an organization based in territories of LES (U.S. or Canada).
  3. All types of licensing and technology transfer subject matter will be considered, and the selection criteria will include:
    • Creative solution to the business issues,
    • Novel structure for terms, and/or,
    • A deal that is seen as a “seismic event” and signals a major change for the art of licensing in your Industry Sector.
      (Other qualifications, such as LES membership, will be vetted by the DDA Awards Subcommittee.)
To nominate a deal, please visit: by Friday, June 14, 2019.

The award will be presented at the LES 2019 Annual Meeting in Phoenix, October 20-23. 

For a list of past Deal of Distinction award winners, please visit LES Deals of Distinction.

Contact with questions or to learn more about nominating a deal.


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